Categories

Photo of Kilimanjaro from Moshi after snow on ExposedPlanet.com Photo of Mount Elbrus, Russia from the North on ExposedPlanet.com Photo of Antarctic Icebergs from the plane on ExposedPlanet.com Photo of Sand dunes near Dubai, UAE on ExposedPlanet.com Photo of Prayerflags at Advanced Basecamp on Mount Everest, Tibet on ExposedPlanet.com Photo of Globalisation (7): Nike girl in Nepal on ExposedPlanet.com Photo of Patagonia: sunset over Punta Arenas harbour on ExposedPlanet.com Photo of Street kids in Tingri, Tibet on ExposedPlanet.com Photo of Patagonia: Volcanoes in the Chilean Lake district on ExposedPlanet.com

Tibetan children in Nyalam 2nd November 2006

3 Responses to “Tibetan children in Nyalam”

  1. 1
    MC:

    "If a smile can light up a room, imagine what it can do for the human spirit." mc

  2. 2
    jaapberk:

    perfect picture

  3. 3
    kristina:

    Beautiful portrait – good to see children being children, no matter what else is happening around them :)

  • Canon EOS 5D
  • 0.000 s (1/6400) (1/6400)
  • f/2.8
  • aperture priority (semi-auto)
  • 200
  • 2006:04:14 08:06:15
  • matrix
  • 50.00 (50/1)
  • Auto Exposure
Tibetan children in Nyalam

The story behind "Tibetan children in Nyalam"

Just a stop on the way to Lhasa or Everest basecamp, nothing much to see and do except some bars, restaurants and shops. Nyalam, Tibet. Oh, and if you know where to look, some fun all-night karaoke bars! I just wandered and wondered around when I met this cute couple

I had no clue what they were laughing about, but these two were completely lost in their own comical world. They lit up the ugly streets of Chinese influenced Nyalam. Eternal cold winds and dusty roads seemed not to have taken away their joy in life.
They did not pose and hardly even noticed me, but something really funny must have happened as they were laughing and clinging to eachother like 2 drunks :)

(3 comments add yours: click the link above the image, or share using the buttons.)

Share your Planet!

Click the buttons below to Tweet, Stumble, Reddit or Digg!

Categories:
AsiaChildrenPeopleSmilesTibet

URL: http://exposedplanet.com/tibetan-children-in-nyalam/